Open My Heart Lord

Sunday Teaching  

From the heart





What is

 Waste no time on

What if…

What’s not

The things I’ve lost

Never had or

Not yet learned

If I accord honour

To the honourable

I open my heart to receive

I Hope in God

I Expect in Him


Acknowledge All I am

Right Now

I honour God

And all He brings to my life

* The Body Shop campaigning against child slavery

* Able bodied help weeding the garden

* Roasted winter roots, colours, flavours, tastes and textures

    Beetroot, Carrots, Parsnips and Onions

* Successful replacement of faulty computer cables

* Wonderful fragrance of curry meeting me in the food hall

* We share a curry that does not disappoint

* I see Roses with new shoots

* I photograph rain drops

* And Find spider shadows

* And a Bird-drop Caterpillar

* I tackle a craft project that fails

* I try again

* And succeed


* Sadness dogs me all week

* Brings me to Heart-felt Searching

* And Prayer

* I examine

* I list

* Negatives spring up to blind me

* I find fault

* I cry and plead

* I see Fire and Ice

 * My Powerlessness

* But the Word of God…

* Thaws

* Encourages

* Lifts

Here is something I can do

Find the Worth and…

Honour it


Open my Heart Lord

Open my Heart…

Words and Photographs © Denise Stanford 2010 


~ by Denise Within the Vine on 09/08/2010.

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